Manchester United first Europa League defeat Sociedad 0-1.
Manchester United kicked off their Europa League group stage with a 1-0 defeat. To Real Sociedad thanks to Brais Mendez’s only goal from a second-half penalty.
Manchester United had one chance to send the ball. Into the bottom of the net in the first half from a decisive header from Cristiano Ronaldo. But were caught offside and ended a goalless first
Half Ten Hag sent Bruno Fernandes and Lisandro Martinez into the field at half-time in place. Christian Eriksen and Diogo Dalot. Making the Red Devils’ game sparkling. Shortly before Martinez tried to block David Silva’s shot in the penalty area. The ball stuck in his leg before bouncing off his arm. The referee gave it a penalty immediately. Before Brais Mendez would kill without missing to give the visiting team a 1-0 lead in the 58th minute.
Ten Hag gradually sent the young players into the field in the second half. Try to attack hard to get the door back But until he survived. He couldn’t create chances like this and ended the game in defeat.
List of players for both
Manchester United teams: De Gea; Dalot (Martinez 46′), Maguire, Lindelof, Malacia (McNeil 84′); Fred, Casemiro, Eriksen (Fernands 46′); Antoni (Sancho 71′), Ronaldo, Ilanga (Carnacho 71′). Unused subs
: Dubravka, Fredriksson, Heaton, Ik. Bal, McTominay, Varane, Wan-Bissaka.
Real Sociedad: Remiro; Gorosabel, Elustondo, Pacheco, Munos; Mendez (Turrientes 84′), Subimendi, Merino; Silva (Cho 65′), Sadik (Zorloth 46′), Kubo (Barrenetcia 79′). Unused subs
: Gonzalez, Kewa. Ra, Iyarramendi, Carrigaburu, Navarro, Zola, Subeldia, Zubirre.